WRECKERS YARD: New Holland tackles some tree work

Can you guess what it is yet?


Tree removal


Nope. Then look a little further, because underneath that tree are the remains of a New Holland 7840.  


During maize harvest this unlucky driver his rear tyre blow out whilst heading down a hill in Gloucestershire. Not being able to stop, the tractor ended up careering across the road and landing on top of a tree.


First attempts to pull the tractor out using the contractor’s JCB 414 loading shovel proved unsuccessful. 


JCB 414 Farm Master tries to pull New Holland 7840


With a little more grunt from the New Holland FX 48 forage harvester and by cutting some of the branches off the tree, the New Holland was pulled to safety.


New Holland FX48 pulls New Holland 7840 to safety.


Cutting the branches away revealed the true damage. A tractor without a front axle, glass and pretty much every panel dented.


Cutting more branches of the New Holland reveals t


Luckily the driver remained unscathed. The sorry looking tractor was pulled to another field and the maize was tipped in the clamp, with not a scratch on the trailer.


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